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Senna Para Siempre – 20 Years Gone But Not Forgotten

I remember the day like it was yesterday…a bright May morning in 1994 awakened a nine-year-old who wanted to see one of his heroes race at Imola.  I knew the race was on ESPN and the combo of Bob Varsha and Derek Daly called the action from somewhere, either Bristol, ...

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Can Vettel Be Beat? 2013 Formula 1 Season Preview By: Philip Mathew

After topping the time sheets in both free practices for this weekend’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, three-time defending World Champion Sebastian Vettel and his Infiniti Red Bull Racing team have given notice to the entire paddock that they will not go away easily.  With similar technical regulations to 2012, Red ...

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NHRA Comes East for the Gatornationals By: Philip Mathew

After a strong start to the 2013 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season on the west coast, the four pro classes make their first appearance on the east coast for the 44th annual Amalie Oil Gatornationals at legendary Auto-Plus Raceway in Gainesville.  The track has seen many historic events; with ...

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End of an Era at Sebring – Preview of the ALMS Season Opener By: Philip Mathew

With yesterday’s announcement of the newly-formed United SportsCar Racing series for 2014, this Saturday’s 61st annual 12 Hours of Sebring will be the last under the current American Le Mans banner.   The series was started by Georgia businessman Don Panoz to incorporate Le Mans style racing here in the ...

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